Accounting, MBA

MBA Concentration: Beginning Fall 2021

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Why you should earn your MBA in Accounting at JBU

Whether working for a local company or a multinational conglomerate, you will have the skills and knowledge to succeed. Accounting provides students and managers with the information needed to make effective decisions for the future. In the Accounting MBA program, you will learn the critical concepts that manage accounting data, drive financial reporting, and influence managerial decisions.

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Who is the MBA in Accounting for?

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Schedule a call with an admissions counselor to learn more about the Accounting MBA program.

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Pursuing an MBA in Accounting helps students acquire broad knowledge for managerial decisions while also providing in-depth knowledge of accounting practices. Through the MBA in Accounting, you will gain the knowledge needed to make effective decisions for the future and develop the skill set you need to differentiate yourself from your peers. 


91% of JBU graduate students landed within 6 months of graduation, according to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Department for 2018-2019 graduates.*

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

Program length 

MBA program: Takes two years to complete. Requires 36-45 hours, depending on whether a student has undergraduate coursework in a business-related field. 

Program Format

The MBA in Accounting can be completed 100% online or through a combination of online and in-person classes at the John Brown University Rogers Center.  

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Benefits of JBU's MBA in Accounting program


Option to complete your coursework on your schedule through the flexible, fully online graduate program.

Receive one-on-one support from professors through smaller class sizes.

Earn credit hours toward professional certification standards through the Accounting MBA.

Graduate feeling equipped to honor God and serve others by studying accounting from a biblical worldview.


Degree Requirements: 36 hour Curriculum for the Program



BUS 7013 Managerial Accounting

BUS 7033 Organizational Management & Leadership

BUS 7113 Marketing Strategies

BUS 7223 Managerial Economics

BUS 8003 Managerial Finance

BUS 8033 Christian Foundations of Business

BUS 8043 Quantitative Methods for Business

BUS 8793 Designing & Executing Strategies

Accounting Concentration

ATG 5123 Advanced Taxation

ATG 5133 Accounting Information Systems

ATG 5213 Advanced Accounting

ATG 5233 International Accounting

Undergraduate Prerequisites:

ATG 3103 Intermediate Accounting 1

ATG 3113 Intermediate Accounting 2

ATG 3153 Federal Taxation 1